Now will it have teeth?
After the bidding process for 2018 and 2022 was concluded and even before that, a number of countries and their media accused the FIFA family of being corrupt and that many of them took kick backs in exchange for votes or favours. At the time Blatter accused the Europeans and the British especially of telling lies and being bitter about the awards to the World Cup to Russia and Qatar.
Now before the vote for 2018/2022 two Fifa exco member were suspended. Then Bin Hamman was banned for life, then Jack Warner fell, now Sepp 'Bellend' Blatter has admitted that he knew about the kick backs from ISL to the former FIFA president and his son in law.....
Time for an apology from Blatter to those he accussed of spreading lies? Time for him to resign so the house can be cleaned.
What implications for Qatar with the new appointment of a lawyer to review all Fifa business without limitation?
Fifa's new ethics committee to examine bribes payments
The payment of millions of pounds in bribes to two Fifa officials is to be examined by the organisation's new ethics committee.
Joao Havelange and Ricardo Teixeira were named as having received huge sums by Fifa's former marketing partner ISL.
Blatter was aware senior officials were paid millions of pounds, according to a court investigation.
"On my request, ISL file will be given to the new ethics committee," Blatter tweeted on Tuesday.
"ISL is settled legally - now it will be settled also morally."
Last week Blatter stated on Fifa's website that he knew about the payments but that they were legal at the time.
He said: "Back then, such payments could even be deducted from tax as a business expense. Today, that would be punishable under law."
Havelange was Fifa president for 24 years before being succeeded by Blatter in 1998 while Teixeira, Havelange's former son-in-law, this year resigned as head of Brazil's football federation and the 2014 World Cup organising committee.
Former United States attorney Michael J Garcia has been appointed by football's world governing body as head of the new ethics committee.
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